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- Subject: Re: [ANN] LuaJIT 1.1.4 released
- From: eugeny gladkih <john@...>
- Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2008 23:44:03 +0300
>>>>> "MP" == Mike Pall <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
MP> LuaJIT compiles to x86 (i386+) machine code and supports many
MP> popular operating systems: Linux, *BSD, Mac OS X on Intel,
MP> Solaris x86 and Windows (MSVC or MinGW).
>> what do you think of x86_64 platform?
MP> AFAIK the x86 binaries run fine in 32 bit mode processes on any
MP> x64 OS. But if you're asking about a native x64 port -- here's
MP> the relevant part from the LuaJIT roadmap posting:
MP> | On the positive side, the new VM should be easier to port to
MP> | other CPU architectures. But there's more to consider, like a
MP> | different number type (on platforms without hardware FP) or
MP> | different pointer sizes (x64). This will certainly complicate
MP> | things. In any case, a port is not something I want to embark on
MP> | before the x86 version [of LuaJIT 2.x] is stable.
thanx, I guess I'll look through LuaJIT code. maybe it's not so
dificult to port it on x86_64.
Yours sincerely, Eugeny.
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